Tirreno-Adriatico 2019: Alaphilippe wins uphill sprint, Yates still leader

Julian Alaphilippe 2019 - Tirreno-Adriatico 2019: Alaphilippe wins uphill sprint, Yates still leaderThe 6th stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico comes down to a bunch sprint. The finish line goes slightly uphill and Alaphilippe outsprints Cimolai and Viviani. Yates stays in the lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 6th stage Tirreno-Adriatico 2019

1. Julian Alaphilippe (fra)
2. Davide Cimolai (ita) s.t.
3. Elia Viviani (ita) s.t.
4. Clément Venturini (fra) s.t.
5. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
6. Maximiliano Richeze (arg) s.t.
7. Jens Keukeleire (bel) s.t.
8. Greg Van Avermaet (bel) s.t.
9. Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (rsa) s.t.
10. Simone Consonni (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 6
1. Adam Yates (gbr)
2. Primoz Roglic (slo) + 0.25
3. Jakob Fuglsang (den) + 0.35
4. Tom Dumoulin (nld) + 1.55
5. Julian Alaphilippe (fra) + 2.34
6. Wout Poels (nld) + 2.39
7. Thibaut Linot (fra) + 2.46
8. Sam Oomen (nld) + 2.58
9. Simon Clarke (aus) + 3.03
10. Rui Costa (por) + 3.26

Race report
Straight from the gun Maestri, Rojas, Ballerini, Quintana (Dayer), King, Van Hoecke and Boev jump clear to carve out a gap of more than 3 minutes.

Rojas and Ballerini head out together inside the last 20 kilometres before they are brought back with 4 kilometres remaining.

Richeze delivers a perfect lead-out, but not for his normal leader Viviani. The Italian is further back and Alaphilippe takes the reins. The Frenchman storms to his second victory in this year’s Tirreno. Cimolai comes home second, Viviani third.

Yates retains leader. He holds a 25 seconds lead over Roglic ahead of the pan-flat ITT on the last day of action. Jakob Fuglsang is third at 35 seconds.

Another interesting read: route 6th stage 2019 Tirreno-Adriatico.

Tirreno-Adriatico 2019 stage 6: route, elevation, more

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